Medview Airline MD in EFCC net over Hajj Fund ‘Scam’ — Global Times Nigeria

Medview Airline MD in EFCC net over Hajj Fund ‘Scam
Medview Airline MD in EFCC net over Hajj Fund ‘Scam
Medview Airline MD in EFCC net over Hajj Fund ‘Scam’
Medview Airline MD, Muneer Bankole,

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has detained the Managing Director of Medview Airline, Mr. Muneer Bankole, over alleged diversion of Hajj funds, Globaltimesng understands.

Bankole, who arrived at the EFCC headquarters in Abuja at about 11am on Monday was immediately questioned by the operatives of the commission.

An impeccable source, who is familiar with the case, disclosed that Bankole was invited by the anti-graft agency over a case of alleged diversion of 50 percent of funds paid to him by the National Hajj Commission, and additional $900,000 USD, for the airlift of pilgrims in 2019.

He allegedly received the funds as mobilization but did not execute the contract.

Bankole is expected to account for over $900,000 in connection with Hajj operations.

The transactions between Bankole and the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) took place in 2019.

When contacted, the Head of Media and Publicity of EFCC, Mr. Wilson Uwujaren, confirmed the arrest.

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